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The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Megamind (voice)
Brad Pitt ... Metro Man (voice)
Tina Fey ... Roxanne Ritchie (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Tighten (voice)
David Cross ... Minion (voice)
Ben Stiller ... Bernard (voice)
Justin Theroux ... Megamind's Father (voice)
Jessica Schulte Jessica Schulte ... Megamind's Mother (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Lord Scott / Prison Guard (voice)
Emily Nordwind Emily Nordwind ... Lady Scott (voice)
J.K. Simmons ... Warden (voice)
Ella Olivia Stiller Ella Olivia Stiller ... Schoolchild (voice)
Quinn Dempsey Stiller Quinn Dempsey Stiller ... Schoolchild (voice)
Brian Hopkins Brian Hopkins ... Prisoner (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Prison Guard (voice)
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Storyline

After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Tighten (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. Written by IMDb Editors

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2010 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Megamind: Superschurk See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,016,833, 7 November 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$148,415,853, 24 February 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$321,885,765, 24 February 2011
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The song "Bad to the Bone" by George Thorogood and the Destroyers is split into 2 parts in the full complete score of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Minion confronts Megamind about dating Roxanne Ritchie, Megamind disables Minion's arm. When Megamind says maybe he doesn't want to be the bad guy anymore, Minion recoils with a gasp and lifts both arms in surprise which he shouldn't have been able to do with a disabled arm. Minion is then shown driving away on his Segway, and his arm is once again disabled. See more »

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[first lines]
Megamind: Here's my day so far: went to jail, lost the girl of my dreams and got my butt kicked pretty good. Still, things could be a lot worse. Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't. How did it all come to this? Well, my end starts at the beginning... The very beginning!
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, a newspaper clipping holds an equation that reads: "I-1/4(3.14) BB=Oober". This is a reference to the original name of the film and its main character, "Oobermind". See more »

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Highway to Hell
Written by Bon Scott, Angus Young, and Malcolm Young
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A well developed movie for adults and kids
24 June 2012 | by blade-21See all my reviews

Every so often I watch a film with limited enthusiasm, simply because I have time me to kill. On these occasions I sometimes stumble across a true delight and am pleasantly surprised...a film that maybe had "mixed" reviews or that received little attention upon its release. Megamind is such a film; a great work of animation and character development.

The film should delight adults and children with enough in it to satisfy all tastes. There is also plenty of amusing and hilarious satire with regard to superhero movies and super villains.

Many superheros and villains are often depicted as wholly good or wholly bad, having at best some traumatic event setting them on their inevitable and unchangeable course. This film actually highlights certain sources of inner turmoil and insecurities of the characters in a very entertaining way and develops the characters as they work these out.

There's also plenty of rip roaring action on the way.

Great stuff! Highly recommended!


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